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Greenwood County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 70,355 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 66,271 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,362
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,663
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,825
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,522 (it was 7,904 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 456 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 154 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenwood County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Greenwood County, SC (2017)
    • 43,09165.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 22,19933.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,3676.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,2471.9%Two or more races
    • 6821.0%Asian alone
    • 1900.3%Some other race alone
    • 260.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 32,304  (45.9%)
Females: 38,051  (54.1%)
Average household size:
Greenwood County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,453 ($34,702 in 1999)
This county:

$40,453
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $508 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $641)
This county:

$508
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,400 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$129,400
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $75,200 - $200,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $178,635
Here:

$178,635
State:

$244,698

Townhouses or other attached units: $121,469
Here:

$121,469
State:

$192,420

In 2-unit structures: $164,885
Here:

$164,885
State:

$374,846

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $572,627
Here:

$572,627
State:

$209,659

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,651
Here:

$104,651
State:

$221,489

Mobile homes: $41,543
Here:

$41,543
State:

$70,687

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $891
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $314

Institutionalized population: 1,290

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 220
  • Burglaries: 256
  • Thefts: 1056
  • Auto thefts: 70
Greenwood County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 262 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1998: 264 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1999: 233 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 196 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2001: 179 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2002: 208 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2003: 170 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2004: 270 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2005: 248 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2006: 185 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2007: 195 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2012: 121 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2013: 78 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2014: 86 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2015: 72 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2016: 86 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2017: 121 buildings, average cost: $132,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Greenwood, SC residents
Average permit cost in Greenwood, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $988 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $616 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Greenwood, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Greenwood, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Greenwood, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
Greenwood County:

18.8%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 50.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 30.2% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.1 years old
(Males: 39.9 years old, Females: 40.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 34.5 years old, American Indian residents: 55.9 years old, Asian residents: 47.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.8 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenwood County is $442 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $508 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenwood, Ware Shoals, Kirksey, Ninety Six, Promised Land, Cokesbury, Bradley, Coronaca, Hodges, Troy.

Greenwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Pontotoc County, Mississippi , Lumpkin County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
South Carolina:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Greenwood, SC
County total employment by year in Greenwood, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Greenwood, SC

Current college students: 4,024
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,586 (45.3% naturalized citizens)

Greenwood County:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8742010 or later
  • 9972000 to 2009
  • 6551990 to 1999
  • 2631980 to 1989
  • 1311970 to 1979
  • 169Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.0%

Greenwood County marital status for males Greenwood County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,118
  • One, attached: 326
  • Two: 561
  • 3 or 4: 1,923
  • 5 to 9: 2,795
  • 10 to 19: 251
  • 20 to 49: 150
  • 50 or more: 225
  • Mobile homes: 2,843
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 262

Housing units in Greenwood County with a mortgage: 8,818 (0 second mortgage, 835 home equity loan, 85 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,073

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greenwood County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,59789
Mainline Protestant9,00732
Black Protestant4,92431
Catholic2,0101
Other7763
None26,347-
Greenwood County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Greenwood County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Greenwood County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greenwood County:

11.2%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Greenwood County:

30.5%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Greenwood County:

Average size of farms: 161 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,415
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $117.03
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,135
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,228
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.51%
Corn for grain: 29 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 294 harvested acres
Vegetables: 69 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 359 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from Greenwood County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from Greenwood County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 04, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3047: August 04, 1977, FEMA Id: 3047, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Greenwood County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Greenwood

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,826 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 3,175 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 52 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 30 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 331 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 564 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 872 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (48%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Pakistan (5%)
  • Egypt (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greenwood County


  • American (24%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Greenwood County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 862 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 463 people in state prisons
  • 350 people in nursing homes
  • 321 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 168 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 53 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Greenwood County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 1,091 people in college/university student housing
  • 685 people in state prisons
  • 372 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 153 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 80 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 78 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,918.

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
South Carolina average:

7.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.22% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($23,820 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($17,993 average AGI)
Greenwood County:

1.76%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Abbeville County, SC  0.57% ($38,146 average AGI)
from Laurens County, SC  0.47% ($33,482)
from Greenville County, SC  0.45% ($33,046)
from Anderson County, SC  0.22% ($36,815)
from Saluda County, SC  0.19% ($33,000)
from Richland County, SC  0.15% ($38,778)
from McCormick County, SC  0.14% ($27,706)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
South Carolina average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.40% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($24,859 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($15,767 average AGI)
Greenwood County:

1.65%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greenville County, SC  0.68% ($35,933 average AGI)
to Abbeville County, SC  0.51% ($37,566)
to Laurens County, SC  0.46% ($33,342)
to Anderson County, SC  0.31% ($28,197)
to Richland County, SC  0.17% ($42,098)
to Lexington County, SC  0.16% ($45,795)
to Spartanburg County, SC  0.15% ($57,028)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Greenwood County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Greenwood County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Greenwood County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Greenwood County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,151 (9,673 aged, 2,478 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,713 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Greenwood County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (803)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (669)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (594)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (442)
  • Unspecified dementia (433)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (400)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (377)
  • Congestive heart failure (223)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (223)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (208)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,526
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 520
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,180

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,296
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 953
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 49
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 78

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 70.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 44.6
  • Other - 25.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.1
  • Other - 21.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,355
  • In family households: 58,538 (7,890 male householders, 11,127 female householders)
    12,437 spouses, 20,262 children (19,219 natural, 273 adopted, 770 stepchildren), 1,695 grandchildren, 1,247 brothers or sisters, 713 parents, 2,046 other relatives, 1,121 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,317 (3,779 male householders (3,038 living alone)), 3,934 female householders (3,455 living alone)), 1,604 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,500

Size of family households: 8,801 2-persons, 4,089 3-persons, 2,926 4-persons, 1,606 5-persons, 310 6-persons, 298 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,249 1-person, 1,074 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 46 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

7,134 married couples with children.
5,788 single-parent households (885 men, 4,903 women).

93.5% of residents of Greenwood speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $358,075,000 ($5,303 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,501,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $181,460,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $73,381,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $333,000
Federal grants: $88,624,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,283,000 ($276,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,994,000 ($3,078,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $237,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,037,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,784,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,733
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,610
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +872
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -211
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Greenwood County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.18 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • 1892014 or later
  • 3262010 to 2013
  • 2,9142000 to 2009
  • 4,3851990 to 1999
  • 4,8951980 to 1989
  • 4,8271970 to 1979
  • 4,3251960 to 1969
  • 5,1571950 to 1959
  • 1,9441940 to 1949
  • 2,4921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • 431 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 3543 rooms
  • 1,2674 rooms
  • 4,0145 rooms
  • 3,5806 rooms
  • 2,8417 rooms
  • 2,2848 rooms
  • 2,4289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • 1881 room
  • 3222 rooms
  • 1,5293 rooms
  • 2,4694 rooms
  • 2,4985 rooms
  • 1,7126 rooms
  • 5857 rooms
  • 5168 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • 43no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 3,8482 bedrooms
  • 9,0183 bedrooms
  • 3,0474 bedrooms
  • 8135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenwood County, South Carolina
  • 296no bedroom
  • 1,1301 bedroom
  • 3,8362 bedrooms
  • 4,0553 bedrooms
  • 5024 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenwood County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenwood County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greenwood County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 595no vehicle
  • 4,2321 vehicle
  • 6,6262 vehicles
  • 3,9803 vehicles
  • 1,2464 vehicles
  • 2125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenwood County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greenwood County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,201no vehicle
  • 5,8311 vehicle
  • 2,5292 vehicles
  • 2653 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.9% of Greenwood County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in South Carolina.

Greenwood County:

85.9%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 52,471
  • Other state: 15,097
  • Northeast: 2,776
  • Midwest: 3,121
  • South: 8,010
  • West: 1,190
Year householders moved into unit in Greenwood County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenwood County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.6%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,013
Here:

15.6%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 434
Here:

13.6%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 712
Here:

15.2%
South Carolina:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Greenwood County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $802,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $308,612,000
    Other: $5,980,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,269,000
    Regular Highways: $1,046,000
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000
    Air Transportation: $135,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $13,721,000
    Regular Highways: $529,000
    General Public Buildings: $223,000
    Air Transportation: $217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $252,736,000
    Police Protection: $7,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,988,000
    Health - Other: $3,573,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,940,000
    General - Other: $1,840,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,721,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,708,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,688,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Regular Highways: $969,000
    Local Fire Protection: $860,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $677,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,957,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Other: $361,000
    Air Transportation: $252,000
    Highways: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,721,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $355,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $3,811,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,079,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $169,183,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $168,785,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,190,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $792,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,059,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,119,000
    Rents: $504,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $8,522,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
    General Public Building: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,875,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,600,000
    Other: $3,722,000
    Health and Hospitals: $996,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,639,000
    Other Selective Sales: $600,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000
    Other License: $185,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,923,000

Greenwood County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $802,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $308,612,000
    Other: $5,980,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,269,000
    Regular Highways: $1,046,000
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000
    Air Transportation: $135,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $13,721,000
    Regular Highways: $529,000
    General Public Buildings: $223,000
    Air Transportation: $217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $252,736,000
    Police Protection: $7,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,988,000
    Health - Other: $3,573,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,940,000
    General - Other: $1,840,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,721,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,708,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,688,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Regular Highways: $969,000
    Local Fire Protection: $860,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $677,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,957,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Other: $361,000
    Air Transportation: $252,000
    Highways: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,721,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $355,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $3,811,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,079,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $169,183,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $168,785,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,190,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $792,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,059,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,119,000
    Rents: $504,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $8,522,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
    General Public Building: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,875,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,600,000
    Other: $3,722,000
    Health and Hospitals: $996,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,639,000
    Other Selective Sales: $600,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000
    Other License: $185,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,923,000

Greenwood County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $802,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $308,612,000
    Other: $5,980,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,269,000
    Regular Highways: $1,046,000
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000
    Air Transportation: $135,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $13,721,000
    Regular Highways: $529,000
    General Public Buildings: $223,000
    Air Transportation: $217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $252,736,000
    Police Protection: $7,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,988,000
    Health - Other: $3,573,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,940,000
    General - Other: $1,840,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,721,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,708,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,688,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Regular Highways: $969,000
    Local Fire Protection: $860,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $677,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,957,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Other: $361,000
    Air Transportation: $252,000
    Highways: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,721,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $355,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $3,811,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,079,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $169,183,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $168,785,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,190,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $792,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,059,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,119,000
    Rents: $504,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $8,522,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
    General Public Building: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,875,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,600,000
    Other: $3,722,000
    Health and Hospitals: $996,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,639,000
    Other Selective Sales: $600,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000
    Other License: $185,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,923,000

Greenwood County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $802,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $308,612,000
    Other: $5,980,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,269,000
    Regular Highways: $1,046,000
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000
    Air Transportation: $135,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $13,721,000
    Regular Highways: $529,000
    General Public Buildings: $223,000
    Air Transportation: $217,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $252,736,000
    Police Protection: $7,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,988,000
    Health - Other: $3,573,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,032,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,940,000
    General - Other: $1,840,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,721,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,708,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,688,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Libraries: $979,000
    Regular Highways: $969,000
    Local Fire Protection: $860,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $677,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $5,957,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,579,000
    Other: $361,000
    Air Transportation: $252,000
    Highways: $36,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,721,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $355,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $3,811,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,079,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $169,183,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $168,785,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,190,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $792,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,059,000
    General Revenue - Other: $8,119,000
    Rents: $504,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $429,000
    Sale of Property: $279,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $8,522,000
    Police Protection: $1,006,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
    Air Transportation: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
    General Public Building: $29,000
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,875,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $177,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,600,000
    Other: $3,722,000
    Health and Hospitals: $996,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,639,000
    Other Selective Sales: $600,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $229,000
    Other License: $185,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $8,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $120,923,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,564
  • Number of aged recipients: 161
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,403
  • Number of recipients under 18: 301
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 944
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 319
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 608
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 686
Most common first names in Greenwood County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James78270.3 years
John58572.2 years
William57872.3 years
Mary54077.3 years
Robert31970.2 years
Willie29271.0 years
Annie25877.9 years
George25773.0 years
Thomas20371.6 years
Charles18670.7 years
Most common last names in Greenwood County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32172.9 years
Williams31471.8 years
Davis21573.8 years
Brown20271.2 years
Johnson16172.5 years
Jones15273.9 years
Anderson14873.8 years
Butler13675.3 years
Moore12072.9 years
Adams11676.3 years
Businesses in Greenwood County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Red Lobster1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid2
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx2SAS Shoes1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul6
Lane Furniture2UPS6
McDonald's1Walgreens1

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